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Abide: Lessons From a Northwest Mid-Century Architect

Paul Kirk is The Dude. Abide. Paul Kirk, one of the Northwest’s most influential mid-century architects, knew what he was doing in those post-war years. He was laying the groundwork for Northwest architecture that is still admired and applied to … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Home Renovation Tips for the Fearful

You just had to have that mid-century home, didn’t ya? Well, golly, who can blame you! But what you didn’t realize is that updating those kitchen cabinets would strike such fear in you when you found out the floor is … Continue reading

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The Classics: Mid-Century Tile in a Modern World

If you are lucky enough to have the original tiles in your mid-century home, I beg you — do not remove them! Granite countertops in the kitchen and bathroom and artistic mosaic tile designs in the shower are all the rage … Continue reading

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A Mid-Century State of Mind

I am passionate about mid-century homes. I’m a mid-century boy (born in 1955) who lives in a mid-century home (built in 1955). Mid-century roughly comprises the years between 1945-1965…the post-WWII, Baby Boomer years, and is responsible for the modern, retro look … Continue reading

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